Isabel Rock

about 1840–10 September 1922 (Age 82)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Isabel

When Isabel Rock was born about 1840, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Rock, was 24 and her mother, Susanah Mann, was 20. She married Henry Fouts on 22 July 1860, in Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 10 September 1922, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Henry Fouts
Isabel Rock
Marriage: 22 July 1860
Nora May Fouts
Anna Belle Fouts
Henry H Fouts

Spouse and Children

22 July 1860
Fulton, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 8

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated

Age 10

Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
1862 · Kansas Agricultural Society

Age 22

"The Kansas Agricultural Society was formed on March 5, 1862. The society encouraged farmers to grow winter wheat which created the nickname """"bread basket of the world."

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke ‘rock’ ( see Roach ), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland.2 English: variant of Roke ( see Rokes 1).3 English: metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Isabell Brock in household of Andrew Brock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabella Fouts in household of Henry Fouts, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isabelle Fouts in household of Fanny Manahan, "United States Census, 1930"

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